Watch: Yeasayer Brings Epic Light-Show To Small Indie Venues

By Jacob Kleinman August 28, 2012 2:33 PM EDT
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(Photo: via thecreatorsproject.com)

Brooklyn-based indie band Yeasayer is in the middle of a Summer-long North America tour, and they've been traveling with a prismatic light show environment designed to transform small music venues into stadium rock experiences.

Created by Casey Reas and Aaron Meyers, Yeasayer's set designconsists of electronic canvases manufactured by Asteriskos, which stream trippy visuals throughout each show. The band can even control the light show in real time, and use a special motion capture app to distort their faces.

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Yeasayer will be back home on September 12 for Summer Stage in Central Park (full list of tour dates below). For now, check out these videos for a peek at Yeasayer's amazing new light-show.

Yeasayer debuts their crystalline stage environment on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon:

Behind the scenes with Yeasayer and The Creator's Project:

Yeasayer Tour Dates:

06-19 Richmond, VA - The National
06-20 Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
06-21 Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre
06-22 Nashville, TN - The Cannery Ballroom
06-23 Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
06-24 Cincinnati, OH - 20th Century Theatre
07-31 Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Small's Theatre
08-01 Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
08-02 Syracuse, NY - Westcott Theater
08-03 Portland, ME - Port City Music Hall
08-04 Montreal, Quebec - Osheaga
08-14 Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
08-21 Toronto, Ontario - Sound Academy
08-22 Chicago, IL - The Vic
08-24 Minneapolis, MN - First Ave
08-25 Omaha, NE - The Slowdown
08-26 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
08-27 Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
08-29 Vancouver, British Columbia - Malkin Bowl
08-30 Seattle, WA - Neptune
08-31 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
09-01 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
09-03 Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom
09-05 Dallas, TX - House Of Blues
09-06 Austin, TX - Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater
09-07 New Orleans, LA - Republic
09-08 Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle
09-09 Chapel Hill, NC - Cat's Cradle
09-11 Boston, MA - House Of Blues
09-12 New York, NY - Rumsey Playfield (Central Park -- Summer Stage)
11-14 Washington DC - 9:30 Club
11-16 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

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